Cumulus Media Promotes Keith Liesmann to Regional Vice President, Arkansas

Atlanta, GA, March 2, 2022 — Cumulus Media (NASDAQ: CMLS) announces that it has promoted Keith Liesmann to Regional Vice President, Arkansas, a newly created position. Liesmann will continue to serve the company as Market Manager for Cumulus Little Rock, AR, a position he has held since 2015, and will add responsibility for the oversight of Cumulus radio stations in Fayetteville, AR, and Fort Smith, AR, with the Vice President/Market Manager of those markets reporting to him. Cumulus Media owns and operates 16 radio stations in Arkansas.

Liesmann was previously Market President for iHeartMedia-Springfield, MO, and was Vice President/Market Manager for Cumulus Topeka, KS. He holds a B.A. degree in Economics from Vanderbilt University.

Bob Walker, President, Cumulus Operations, Cumulus Media, said: “Keith is a strategic and focused leader who has done a wonderful job in Little Rock, especially given the challenges all of us have had to overcome in the last two years. We are eager to see the positive impact all of our Arkansas stations will have working together under Keith’s leadership.”

Liesmann commented: “I’m excited for the opportunity to continue to lead our amazing Little Rock team, and to now also be able to work with our teams in Fayetteville and Fort Smith, delivering the highest quality audio products to our listeners and comprehensive solutions to our advertisers. Arkansas is my home and I’m thrilled for this new chapter with Cumulus Media.”

About Cumulus Media

Cumulus Media (NASDAQ: CMLS) is an audio-first media company delivering premium content to over a quarter billion people every month — wherever and whenever they want it. Cumulus Media engages listeners with high-quality local programming through 406 owned-and-operated radio stations across 85 markets; delivers nationally-syndicated sports, news, talk, and entertainment programming from iconic brands including the NFL, the NCAA, the Masters, CNN, the AP, the Academy of Country Music Awards, and many other world-class partners across more than 9,400 affiliated stations through Westwood One, the largest audio network in America; and inspires listeners through the Cumulus Podcast Network, its rapidly growing network of original podcasts that are smart, entertaining and thought-provoking. Cumulus Media provides advertisers with personal connections, local impact and national reach through broadcast and on-demand digital, mobile, social, and voice-activated platforms, as well as integrated digital marketing services, powerful influencers, full-service audio solutions, industry-leading research and insights, and live event experiences. Cumulus Media is the only audio media company to provide marketers with local and national advertising performance guarantees. For more information visit


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